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Thriving plants inside Melbourne Polytechnic's Yarra Edge Nursery

Yarra Edge Nursery

Melbourne Polytechnic’s Yarra Edge Nursery in Fairfield features an extensive range of plants for sale to the public, including exotic and Australian native species.

Whether you’re a gardener or simply looking to spruce up your home, our friendly experts can help you add some greenery to your life.

If you’re looking for some quality indoor plants, our glasshouse has a wide variety that will suit any position in your home or office. 

Come to us for landscaping and plant care advice

Most of our plant stock is cultivated onsite so we’re able to grow plants that can be difficult to source from other nurseries. Our professionals can also provide advice on your next landscaping project.

Yarra Edge Nursery is a registered Retail and Production Nursery. We’ll happily help you select plants for any location and give you advice on how to plant and maintain them when you get home.

Our nursery completes the education circle for horticulture students. Propagating the plants and propagation management plans are an important part of course work for students in landscaping, parks and gardens, horticulture, and floristry courses.

Trading Hours

9am – 4pm, Monday to Saturday 

Location

Melbourne Polytechnic Fairfield Campus, Yarra Bend Road, Fairfield VIC 3078

Native plant tube Varieties

Go to the nursery inventory page to see examples of the plants we sell.

Plant with red leaves that have yellow edges ;

Nursery Inventory

We stock a wide range of plants including hanging plants, climbers, trees, shrubs, perennials and natives.

Check out the inventory page for a sample and come in and visit us in Fairfield to see our full range.

Nursery Inventory page

Location

Horticulture courses at Melbourne Polytechnic

Interested in a career in horticulture? Enquire about our industry-backed courses today.

Certificate III in Sports Turf Management - Apprenticeship AHC31319
Horticulture - Apprentice, Full Time - Fairfield
Horticulture - Apprentice, Full Time - Fairfield
Your specialist career starts here with our Certificate III in Sports Turf Management AHC31319 (Apprenticeship). Use your eye for excellence in the world of sports, and your interest in horticulture and facilities management to excel in your career of Sports Turf Management.
Certificate IV in Horticulture AHC40416
Horticulture - Full Time - Fairfield
VTAC Horticulture - Full Time - Fairfield
Nurture your interest in all things green by a gaining a well sought after qualification with our Certificate IV in Horticulture AHC40416. Be the one dispensing advice on plant suitability, health and design, and become the expert this ever changing and dynamic industry needs – a rewarding career awaits.
Certificate II in Horticulture AHC20416
Horticulture - Full Time, Pre Apprentice - Fairfield
Free Tafe Horticulture - Full Time, Pre Apprentice - Fairfield
Our Certificate II in Horticulture AHC20416 is a hands-on course that will prepare you for a career in Horticulture. This pre-apprenticeship program provides the basic skills and knowledge necessary for employment in the industry and provides a foundation for moving into an horticultural apprenticeship or to undertake additional studies in other Horticulture certificates.
Diploma of Sports Turf Management AHC51019
Horticulture - Part Time - Fairfield
Horticulture - Part Time - Fairfield
Advance your career with our AHC51019 Diploma of Sports Turf Management. Prepare yourself for management duties at golf courses, cricket pitches, bowling greens, sports fields or turf farms.
Certificate III in Parks and Gardens - Apprenticeship AHC31021
Horticulture - Apprentice, Full Time - Fairfield
Horticulture - Apprentice, Full Time - Fairfield
Become a qualified Horticulturalist in with our Certificate III in Parks and Gardens AHC31021 - Apprenticeship stream. This course is for Apprentices already learning and working in the Horticulture industry.
Certificate III in Floristry - Non-Apprenticeship SFL30115
Horticulture - Full Time - Prahran, Fairfield
Horticulture - Full Time - Fairfield, Prahran
Develop trade skills and let your creativity bloom. The Certificate III in Floristry SFL30115 is a national qualification teaching skills for work as a florist in a shop or studio.
Certificate III in Horticulture AHC30722
Horticulture - Full Time, Part Time - Epping, Fairfield
Free Tafe Horticulture - Full Time, Part Time - Epping, Fairfield
Nurture your interest in all things green with a Certificate III in Horticulture AHC30722. A flourishing and rewarding career is bound to follow.
Certificate III in Beekeeping AHC31818
Horticulture - Full Time, Part Time - Community Locations, Northern Lodge at Eden Park
Horticulture - Full Time, Part Time - Community Locations, Northern Lodge at Eden Park
Immerse yourself in the world of beekeeping with our flexible apiculture course, the Certificate III in Beekeeping AHC31818.
Certificate III in Arboriculture - Climbing Arborist Traineeship AHC30820
Horticulture - Part Time, Traineeship - Fairfield
Horticulture - Part Time, Traineeship - Fairfield
Do you have a special connection to trees and an interest in urban environments? Combine your love of the outdoors and passion for conserving nature with a fascinating career as a climbing arborist.
Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant) SFL20115
Horticulture - Full Time, Pre Apprentice - Fairfield
Horticulture - Full Time, Pre Apprentice - Fairfield
Develop your trade skills and let your creativity bloom. The Certificate II in Floristry SFL20115 (Assistant) is a national qualification teaching you skills to work as a florist in a shop or studio. Put your love of flowers, creative flair and eye for detail to work with a beautiful and rewarding career in Floristry.